How To Solve The Mysteries of Bird Calls And Alarm Behaviour
Have you been trying to learn bird language with little or no success?
If so then you’re not alone!
Bird language is a challenging (yet rewarding) skill that doesn’t come naturally to most people.
In fact… being successful with bird language depends on having proficiency with an entire cluster of skills working together as one.
The main skills include:
- Identification of birds by sight AND sound
- Behaviour interpretation (Individual birds, juveniles, male/female, nesting, migration, etc.)
- Knowledge of alarm vs baseline vocalizations
- Ability to track alarm sequences with eyes and ears (cats, dogs, hawks, weasels, etc.)
- Ability to move through a landscape without causing alarms
- Sensory awareness
- Wildlife tracking skills
Ask yourself, how are you doing in each of these core skills? Do you know how they all fit together? Do you know how to practice and make sense of what you learn from your observations?
What you’ll discover is this…
Most people have two main challenges:
- Your skills are weak in certain key areas
- You haven’t yet learned how to put together all the pieces of complimentary skills
So I want to let you in on a little secret about learning bird language.
Here it is…
There’s a BIG difference between doing bird language alone VS doing it with an experienced mentor…
The hardest thing about trying to learn bird language alone is that you probably don’t know where to place your focus.
Here’s what I mean by that:
Most people put WAY too much focus on things that are completely insignificant to the big picture, such as:
- Trying to understand Sparrow alarms by being intensely focused on sparrows… when it’s actually robins who have the answer.
- Trying to interpret bird behaviour through analysis rather than better information gathering (more information is usually the key).
- Not realizing that the context of a bird’s behaviour is more important than the behaviour itself.
These are all really basic facts about bird language that simply don’t occur to beginner and intermediate practitioners.
It’s all stuff that is almost NEVER taught in recorded or live courses about bird language skills.
If you don’t understand the counter-intuitive rules of bird language then the process ends up being unnecessarily challenging, frustrating and slow.
That’s why mentoring is so darn helpful…
I’ve probably made every mistake in the book. I definitely know how to do bird language wrong.
And I’ve also figured out how to do bird language the right way.
So here’s the basic facts:
- I’ve been a truly fanatical practitioner of bird language for about 8 years. I’ve been privately teaching bird language for 4 years.
- I routinely have great success using bird language to track owls, hawks, domestic cats, wild cats and other critters like raccoons.
- I can help you get these same kind of results with bird language in your own field studies.
If you let me be your mentor then I strongly believe you’ll get much faster results… And the entire process will be incredibly fun, productive and rewarding.
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